Definitions for "Utilitarian"
Of or pertaining to utility; consisting in utility; ?iming at utility as distinguished from beauty, ornament, etc.; sometimes, reproachfully, evincing, or characterized by, a regard for utility of a lower kind, or marked by a sordid spirit; as, utilitarian narrowness; a utilitarian indifference to art.
Of or pertaining to utilitarianism; supporting utilitarianism; as, the utilitarian view of morality; the Utilitarian Society.
Adhering to utilitarianism, a philosophical approach according to which the moral criterion of human action is the personal interest; ethical choices are made on the basis of personal benefits. The utilitarian motto is: the most good for the most people".
Keywords:  humanitarian
having utility often to the exclusion of values; "plain utilitarian kitchenware"
Keywords:  handy, adj, capable, serving, practical
adj. Serving or capable of serving a useful purpose; functional, handy, practical, useful.
Keywords:  doctrine, holds, one
One who holds the doctrine of utilitarianism.
usefulness; the quality of being valuable or appropriate to some end
someone who believes that the value of a thing depends on its utility
Keywords:  steel, tables, function, useful
having a useful function; "utilitarian steel tables"